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Get ready to bust into one of America’s most infamous penitentiaries. Alcatraz Island tickets will transport you to a renowned and fascinating San Francisco, CA icon. Built-in 1847 by the United States Army Bureau of Prisons, this National Historic Landmark is located just over a mile offshore from San Francisco Bay. The island was once a strategic military fortress and prison, a maximum-security federal penitentiary, and even occupied for a short time by Indians of All Tribes. All island visitors will need to secure reservations, and we can help! Get tickets for award-winning day or night tours, premier behind-the-scenes tours, unique guided talks, self-guided audio tours, and picturesque cruises. Alcatraz Island tickets are available at TicketSmarter for instant download.

Check out tour dates now to schedule your visit, where you can learn how the prison held some of the most notorious criminals in American history, such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud, more famously known as the "Birdman of Alcatraz.” Be prepared to make unforgettable memories, from taking a solitary confinement selfie to first-hand breakout stories from correctional officers who formerly worked on the island. In addition to prison tours, Alcatraz Island houses one of the oldest operating lighthouses on the West Coast, early military displays, and a National Recreation Area and wildlife refuge. The 22-acre island also is home to colonies of seabirds such as western gulls, cormorants, and egrets. While you are there, be sure to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of San Francisco’s famous Golden Gate Bridge.

Alcatraz Island is governed by the National Park Service, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, B201 Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA 94123. Visitors can reach the island in about 15 minutes by ferry from Pier 33, located between the San Francisco Ferry Building and Fisherman's Wharf.

Alcatraz Island Seating Chart

We can help you easily lock in picturesque seats on the Alcatraz Island ferry at the best prices in San Francisco, CA. But you do not need to worry too much about your seat location. You will be able to walk about the boat and can get some of the best views standing by the rail, especially on the open decks. Want to step in from the cold rain or scorching sun? No worries. You can sit inside and gaze out the windows at sparkling bayside views. Island ticket prices include round-trip transportation that will entertain you with onboard narration.

Alcatraz Island Schedule

Your ticket will give you access to island programs, guest authors, and other opportunities to explore the rich history and legacies of Alcatraz. Depending on the timing of your visit, you may participate in one-of-a-kind annual events, such as the American Indian Occupation Anniversary (November), Earth Day Festivities (April), Junior Ranger Day (March and November), Indigenous People Sunrise Ceremony (October and November), and Civil War Living History Day (May and October).

While you’re exploring this must-see national attraction, enrich your visit by savoring exhibits from renowned artists, who showcase their interpretation of life’s challenges and powerful aspects of the human experience, such as internment, freedom, human rights, political prisoners, and freedom of expression. Displays include interpretive exhibits, historical insight and tidbits, and interesting artifacts, from uniforms and weapons to products made by inmates.

How much are Alcatraz Island tickets?

The price of your ticket will alter depending on the event you’re attending and where your seat is located. $0 is the average price you’ll pay to attend any live event playing at Alcatraz Island. Find great deals on seats located in the back of the venue. These seats are always the most affordable option and can cost as low as $0 a ticket. Premium seats right next to the action can go for as high as $0 a seat.

How many events are coming to Alcatraz Island?

Alcatraz Island has 12 upcoming live events scheduled.

Who is playing at Alcatraz Island?

Alcatraz Day Tour and Alcatraz Day Tour are playing at Alcatraz Island.

Alcatraz Day Tour Alcatraz Island tickets June 1st, 2024 at 12:00am

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Alcatraz Day Tour Alcatraz Island tickets July 7th, 2024 at 12:00am

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What time does Alcatraz Island open?

The Alcatraz Island doors open typically 45 minutes before the event on June 1st, 2024 at 12:00am. Fans attending Alcatraz Day Tour will want to arrive at the venue 30 - 60 minutes early to find parking near the venue.

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